EASY & AUTHENTIC MEXICAN FOOD RECIPES TO SPICE UP YOUR LIFE
Are you looking for delicious Mexican food recipes that are easy to prepare at home? Then you’re in the right place!
Whether you’re after authentic and easy recipes to cook specifically for Cinco De Mayo, or you’re looking to add new meals into your everyday life, you’ll find plenty of amazing mains, appetizers, sauces in this post.
It’s time to ditch the take-out and try preparing some of your favorite Mexican meals at home!
You’ll find that most of these recipes aren’t difficult to prepare at all: there are a few core ingredients in Mexican cuisine, like rice, beans, cheese, beef, and chicken, so as long as you know how to prepare those, you should be good to go.
Join me for 20 Of the Best Mexican Food Recipes
1. KETO MEXICAN CHEESY CHICKEN SKILLET
I don’t know about you, but we love Mexican dishes. Thankfully, there are tons of options that give Mexican food recipes incredible flavor.
This Keto Mexican Cheesy Skillet Chicken is incredibly flavorful, filling, and easy to make when you need dinner on the table quickly without skimping on taste.
Get this great recipe at Kasey Trenum
2. SHREDDED MEXICAN BEEF
This extremely tender and deliciously seasoned Shredded Mexican Beef can be used in a variety of Mexican-inspired dishes. It is super versatile and so easy to make!
I have made this several times now and it is amazing every time. It’s currently in my oven now making the house smell incredible. Using it for shredded beef nachos at our Super Bowl get together this evening. Thank you for sharing such a delicious recipe. It’s now my go to for enchiladas, tacos or nachos.
Find this recipe at From Valeries Kitchen
3. MEXICAN STREET TACOS
Easy, quick, authentic carne asada street tacos you can now make right at home! Top with onion, cilantro + fresh lime juice! SO GOOD!
Check this recipe at Damn Delicious
4. LOW CARB MEXICAN CAULIFLOWER RICE
This Mexican cauliflower rice is a one pan wonder! This easy keto Mexican Cauliflower Rice recipe is a skillet meal the whole family will love. They won’t even notice it’s low carb and grain-free.
Get this healthy recipe at All Day I Dream About Food
5. HOMEMADE SPANISH RICE RECIPE
How To Make Homemade Spanish Rice/Mexican Rice. Whatever You Call It, We’ve Got The Best And Easiest Spanish Rice Recipe You Can Find. It Tastes Like It Came Straight From The Restaurant!
It’s our go-to side dish when serving Mexican food! Not only is it simple and takes under 10 minutes to prep, but it’s perfect served with our tacos and enchiladas!
Get the recipe at Lil Luna
6. BEST CHICKEN ENCHILADAS EVER!
My all-time favorite chicken enchilada recipe — easy to make, totally customizable with your favorite fillings, and made with the hands-down best homemade enchilada sauce!
At first glance, these enchiladas are totally typical — just sautéed chicken and onion and green chiles, rolled up with beans and cheese in your choice of tortillas. But the second anyone takes a bite, they come to find that the magic lies completely in this extra-special homemade enchilada sauce.
Find this recipe at Give Me Some Oven
7. Crispy Pork Carnitas
Crispy Pork Carnitas (mexican slow cooked pulled pork) is a winner! the closest recipe to authentic mexican carnitas without using lard!
Crispy Pork Carnitas (Mexican Slow Cooked Pulled Pork) is SO tender and juicy on the inside, while deliciously crisp and golden on the edges! Giving you TWO options to get that perfect crisp finish, and PERFECT for your Cinco De Mayo parties!
Find this recipe at Cafe Delites
8. Crock Pot Mexican Casserole
Super easy and DELICIOUS Crock Pot Mexican Casserole with quinoa, black beans, and ground chicken or turkey. Healthy, gluten-free comfort food!
Try this recipe at Well Plated
9. MEXICAN TAMALES
A Simple step-by-step recipe and instructions for making authentic Tamales! Fill them with pork, chicken or beans and cheese and cooked on the stovetop or in the instant pot.
Find these Tamales at Tastes Better From Scratch
10. GREEN CHILE CHICKEN SMOTHERED BURRITOS
These Green Chile Chicken Smothered Burritos are a seriously delicious way to satisfy your craving for Mexican food. Simple ingredients, easy prep, incredible result!
Get the recipe at From Valeries Kitchen
11. RESTAURANT STYLE MEXICAN CHEESE DIP
This Restaurant Style Mexican Cheese Dip is my favorite cheese dip in the whole world. If you go out to a Mexican restaurant and you order the cheese dip, you will fall in love. Now you can make it at home! It only uses 3 simple ingredients and is much cheaper and lower in carbs to make at home than it is to order at the restaurant.
This is THE only cheese dip you will ever want or need. It tastes just like your local Mexican restaurant cheese dip
Find this dip recipe at Jen Around The World
12. CHICKEN ENCHILADAS WITH HOMEMADE RED ENCHILADA SAUCE
Corn tortillas filled with flavorful shredded chicken breast, homemade enchilada sauce and two different cheeses, man your going to love this!
Get this recipe at Bunnys Warm Oven
13. CREAM CHEESE AND CHICKEN TAQUITOS
You will love these Cream Cheese and Chicken Taquitos filled with cream cheese, salsa, cheese, sour cream and spinach.
Everyone Loves These Cheesy Taquitos! They’re Filled With Chicken, Cream Cheese, Salsa, And Spinach And Are Great As Appetizers Or Even A Main Dish.
You will find this recipe at Lil Luna
14. The Best Authentic Mexican Guacamole Recipe
Learn how to make this delicious, homemade, and authentic Guacamole recipe with simple ingredients that my Abuela taught me how to make when I was growing up in Mexico.
Also, Bonus tips for how to keep guacamole from turning brown.
Get this Guacamole recipe at My Latina Table
15. CHICKEN CHIMICHANGAS
Everyone Loves Chimichangas! This Baked Chicken Chimichanga Recipe Is Stuffed With Rice, Chicken, Cheese And More. Such A Simple Dinner Recipe That Is So Delicious And Perfect To Add To The Monthly Menu.
Crispy, chicken chimichangas are simple to make and are so delicious! Packed full with your favorite fillings, these chimis are great for dinner and are perfect served with some homemade salsa and guacamole!
Get this recipe at Lil Luna
16. Chicken Tamale Casserole
I’m always looking for simple and easy weeknight dinner recipes that will feed my family and keep them happy, which is why I LOVE this super easy and totally cheese Chicken Tamale Casserole!
This cheesy Chicken Tamale Casserole is a quick and easy family weeknight dinner that has all the flavors of classic tamales without all the fuss!
Get this recipe at I Wash You Dry
17. Fresh Homemade Salsa
The Best Homemade Salsa Recipe! This homemade restaurant-style Salsa is one of my most frequently made recipes! It’s perfect served with tortilla chips or as a topping over your favorite Mexican food, like tacos, burritos, taquitos and so forth. The best party food around and a must-have snack!
Get the recipe at Cooking Classy
18. GRILLED FISH TACOS
You just can’t go wrong with fresh, flavorful, and healthy Grilled Fish Tacos. These fish tacos are loaded with all the best toppings, including cabbage, pico de gallo and a simple homemade white sauce, or “crema”, and they can be ready in less than 30 minutes.
Find these tacos at Tastes Better From Scratch
19. EASY HEALTHY TACO SALAD RECIPE WITH GROUND BEEF
How to make taco salad in just 20 minutes! This easy taco salad recipe is EASY, with common ingredients. And, the whole family will love healthy taco salad with ground beef.
Get this recipe at WholeSome Yum
20. HOMEMADE MEXICAN CHALUPAS RECIPE
If you love Chalupas from Taco Bell, you will love this Homemade Mexican Chalupas recipe!
If you like Taco Bell’s Chalupas you will love this Homemade Chalupas Recipe that you can make at home! The bread is easy to make and fill with whatever you want!
Find this recipe at B Sugar Mama
Hope you enjoyed these
Keto Mexican Recipes!!